To hurry up
Hurry Hur"ry, v. i. To move or act with haste; to proceed with celerity or precipitation; as, let us hurry. [1913 Webster]

{To hurry up}, to make haste. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hurry up and do something — hurry up and (do something) to do something very soon. All I wanted was for these very boring people to hurry up and leave. Smokers should consider the illnesses that could lie ahead if they don t hurry up and quit …   New idioms dictionary

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  • hurry up — I PHRASAL VERB If you tell someone to hurry up, you are telling them do something more quickly than they were doing. [V P] Franklin told Howe to hurry up and take his bath; otherwise, they d miss their train... [V P with n] Hurry up with that… …   English dictionary

  • hurry up and wait — in. to be alternately rushed and delayed in a hectic situation. (Often with the force of a modifier.) □ I hate to hurry up and wait. □ It’s always hurry up and wait around here …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hurry up — {v. phr.} To rush (an emphatic form of hurry). * /Hurry up or we ll miss our plane./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hurry up — {v. phr.} To rush (an emphatic form of hurry). * /Hurry up or we ll miss our plane./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hurry up and wait — US informal used to describe a situation in which you are forced to spend a lot of time waiting My father says that all he did in the army was hurry up and wait. sometimes used as a noun phrase Traveling often involves a lot of hurry up and wait …   Useful english dictionary

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